The revised and updated authoritative volume on GPS use in surveying Comprehensive and thorough in its coverage, GPS Satellite Surveying, Third Edition is the updated edition of Alfred Leick's classic introduction to the field. Written to help specialists get the most out of GPS surveying techniques and the resulting measurements, this standard industry reference provides the latest fundamental and cutting-edge material for working with GPS today. A unique volume in the field, this Third Edition offers an unrivaled presentation of procedures that apply to the Russian GLONASS, the forthcoming European GALILEO, and U.S. GPS satellite systems. New coverage addresses emerging precise-point positioning technology, as well as the most current information on: * Geodetic reference systems * GPS modernization * Least-squares adjustments * Pseudoranges and carrier phases * The troposphere and ionosphere * The LAMBDA technique * The ellipsoidal and conformal mapping models GPS Satellite Surveying, Third Edition is a dependable, up-to-date reference for surveyors, civil engineers, transportation engineers, geologists, geographers, technicians, and students.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Chapter 2. Geodetic Reference Systems.
Chapter 3. Satellite Systems.
Chapter 4. LSQ Adjustments.
Chapter 5. Pseudorange and Career Phase
Chapter 6. Troposphere and Ionosphere.
Chapter 7. Processing Pseudoranges and
Chapter 8. Network Adjustments.
Chapter 9. Two-Dimensional Geodetic Models.
Appendix A. General Background.
Appendix B. The Ellipsond.
Appendix C. Conformal Mapping.